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This article has been peer reviewed. Is was published in Nursing Economic$ Volume 28, Issue 5, September-October 2010, Pages 337-342. The published version is available at Nursing Economic$. Copyright © Jannetti Publications, Inc.


Executive Summary:

On March 1-2, 2010, a state-of-the-science invitational conference titled "Ambulatory Care Registered Nurse Performance Measurement" was held to focus on measuring quality at the RN provider level in ambulatory care.

The conference was devoted to ambulatory care RN performance measurement and quality of health care.

The specific emphasis was on formulating a research agenda and developing a strategy to study the testable components of the RN role related to care coordination and care transitions, improving patient outcomes, decreasing health care costs, and promoting sustainable system change.

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